Innovative WA-based water utility and infrastructure provider, Water West, is pleased to advise that following Brookfield Infrastructure’s investment in the company, Hon. Ian Campbell has joined the Water West Advisory Panel. Mr Campbell joins existing panel members Mr John Poynton, Mr Alan Mulgrew and Mr John Langoulant.
Water West’s Chairman, Mr Richie Baston said: “We welcome Mr Campbell to the Water West Advisory Panel. Mr Campbell brings a wealth of experience to this advisory role as Water West builds towards becoming a flexible new utility provider in the WA market in a way that complements existing players. The calibre of our Advisory Panel reflects the significant opportunity we have at Water West to provide land developers with innovative and sustainable water solutions.”
Mr Campbell retired from a federal political career of 17 years in May 2007, having served in a range of senior portfolios in government including as a member of the Cabinet and the Expenditure Review Committee from 2004-2007. Prior to joining Cabinet as Environment Minister he served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer where he spearheaded the Corporate Law Economic Reform Programme (CLERP), including reforms to fundraising, takeovers, accounting standards and corporate disclosure. He was also responsible for implementation of the Financial Services Reform Act, and demutualisation of the ASX. As Environment Minister he championed the use of a global market based price for carbon to address climate change, massively expanded protection of the Great Barrier Reef and Australia’s Marine sanctuaries, and developed a global campaign to end so-called scientific whaling.
Mr Campbell is a Director of a range of ASX listed, and private companies including ASG Group Limited, North West Infrastructure, and Brookfield Financial. Mr Campbell is Chairman of the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children Foundation and was Chairman of the Brookfield Financial led Westadium consortium’s bid for the new Perth Stadium.